Dr Patsy McSharry
Lecturer (BNSc General)
RGN; RMN; BA (Nurse Education); RNT;
Master of Medical Science (Nursing);
PhD in Health Promotion;
Health and Wellness Certified Coach;
Graduate Diploma in Mental Health and Wellbeing Coaching
Patsy is a lecturer and programme Director of the BNSc (General Programme) within the Department of Nursing, Health Sciences and Disability Studies. She is a graduate of National University of Ireland, Galway with a PhD in Health Promotion. Her PhD thesis examined health behaviours of college students in the areas of physical activity, healthy eating and Psychological Well Being. Patsy is also a Certified Coach in Health and Wellness and has recently completed a Graduate Diploma in Mental Health and Well Being Coaching.
Publication: McGloin H, O'Connell D, Glacken M, Mc Sharry P, Healy D, Winters-O'Donnell L, Crerand K, Gavaghan A, Doherty L. Patient Empowerment Using Electronic Telemonitoring With Telephone Support in the Transition to Insulin Therapy in Adults With Type 2 Diabetes: Observational, Pre-Post, Mixed Methods Study J Med Internet Res 2020;22(5):e16161
Publication: Mc Sharry, P. (2019) How the Application of a Coaching Approach Can Facilitate the Implementation of the Recovery Framework in Mental Health Practice. Kingstown College Coaching Magazine/ Winter/2019.
Publication: Glacken, M., Murphy, T. ,O Grady, T. ,Mc Sharry, P., Gilrane, U., O Connell, D., Dolan, S., Mc Gloin, H., Healy, D., Mc Sharry, E., Healy-McGowan, S. Walsh-Gallagher, D. Jennings, C. (2019) Supporting Recovery in Mental Health – Mental health service- Your Service Your Review. St Angela’s College and HSE (Sligo Leitrim Mental Health Services).
Publication: Mc Sharry and Timmins (2017) Promoting Healthy lifestyle Behaviours and Well-being among Nursing Students Nursing Standard 31, 24, 51-61
Publication: Mc Sharry and Timmins (2016) An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of a Health and Well Being Module on Nursing Students' Health. Nurse Education Today 44, 26-32.
Publication: Healy D and Mc Sharry P (2011) Promoting self-awareness in undergraduate nursing students in relation to their health status and personal behaviours. Nurse Education in Practice, Volume: 11, Issue: 4, Pages: 228-233
- BNSC Curriculum Development Group
- PG Dip Applied Health and Wellness Coaching Curriculum Development Group
- PG Dip Community Mental Health Nursing Curriculum Development Group
- Chair of the Practice Partnership Committee (general group)
- Member of the Nursing Practice and Clinical Decision-Making Committee
- Member of the Local Joint Working Group
- Co-Chair of Healthy Club Committee with local GAA club